Tabun man


Ta·​bun man
: a fundamentally Neanderthaloid strain of Palestine man known from a female skeleton and a large male mandible with well-developed chin

Word History


from Tabun, cave at the mouth of the Wadi Mughara on the slopes of Mt. Carmel in northern Israel, where the remains were found

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“Tabun man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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